Project ‘Good governance and citizens engagement for justice, security, environmental protection and social cohesion in eastern Ukraine’

Start date: September 2018

End Date: December 2021

Support Amount: $ 2 464 655 USA

Goals and objectives:

  1. Strengthening the institutional capacity of target communities in the government-controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, which allows for appropriate conflict response actions and adherence to good governance requirements before and after amalgamation.
  2. Support the establishment and operation of new or improved institutions with effective measures to provide administrative support to citizens in conflict-affected areas, as well as to conduct state and public consultations.
  3. Support the creation of effective analytical and planning capacity of target communities and the development of strategies to improve environmental protection.
  4. Support the implementation of effective mechanisms to mitigate environmental risks associated with the conflict and improve environmental protection in conflict affected areas.


  • • Iryna Zhuchenko – Local Governance Capacity Development Specialist
  • • Oleksii Pyrikov – Environmental Protection Specialist